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Social Media: Changing Communication and Interventions in Public Health

URL 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arcN4pewlCA

Date Developed: July 19, 2012. Source: University at Albany School of Public Health. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation

This broadcast introduces public health workers to the various social media tools that are available, the demographics that use these tools, and the benefits and drawbacks of using each of them. Speakers discuss specific strategies used and share both success stories in using social media, as well as important lessons learned in overcoming barriers, maximizing efficiency, and discovering the most effective way to use the available tools to impact public health outcomes.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.